Sharps Targeting Friday’s Louisiana Tech-Florida Atlantic Matchup
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- Florida Atlantic opened as a 3-point favorite against Louisiana Tech (6:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network).
- Using The Action Network's betting tools, we analyze how sharps are betting this matchup.
Friday’s sports slate includes Game 3 of the 2018 World Series, five college football matchups, seven NBA games and four NHL contests for the Michael Leboffs of the world.
The World Series will obviously drive a massive betting handle and, according to The Action Network’s public betting data, Miami Florida-Boston College and Utah-UCLA are also attracting plenty of action.
While recreational bettors are focusing on a nice slate of big matchups, sharp bettors are jumping on Louisiana Tech-Florida Atlantic (6:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network) — a game being largely ignored by public bettors.
Florida Atlantic opened as a 3-point home favorite and only 39% of spread tickets have landed on the Owls. However, those 31% of tickets account for 51% of money wagered on the spread.
With bigger bets backing FAU, the line has ticked up to -3.5 across the college football betting market.
Sports Insights’ Bet Signals — which track professional action — have also weighed in, triggering a Reverse Line Move on Florida Atlantic, revealing that sharp action has also played a hand in this line movement.
While recreational bettors are jumping on the higher-profile Friday matchups, professionals have had no problem taking advantage of the line value offered in this game.